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Karnataka PSI Application Form - Complete Process

The online application link for the Karnataka PSI 2021 started from 1st April 2021 and the last date to apply for Karnataka PSI 2021 was 7th July 2021. In this section, we will be learning about the Karnataka PSI application process in detail.

Karnataka PSI Application Form 2021

The online application for Karnataka PSI recruitment started on 1st April 2021 and was extended till 7th July 2021.

Karnataka PSI Online Application Process

You can apply for the Karnataka PSI exam by following the steps below:

1. To get started, go to the website recruitment.ksp.gov.in

2. Create a username and an email address to register.

3. To log in, go to the Login Page.

4. Fill in all of the required information on the application form, including credentials, email address, phone number, educational qualifications, and other contact information.

5. Upload your signature, photo, and any certificates that are requested.

6. Make your payment and submit your application.

7. Keep a copy of the Application form for future use.

Karnataka PSI Application Fee

The application fee for different categories of candidates has been provided below:

1. For GM and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B), the exam fee is Rs. 500/-

2. For SC, ST, CAT-01, the exam fee is Rs. 250/-

Karnataka PSI Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

1. In order to apply for the Karnataka PSI Exam 2021, the candidate must have a graduation degree from a respected and well-known university.

2. For the in-service candidates, they should have at least 5 years of experience as PC/HC/ASI in any wing of Karnataka State Police.

3. The candidates should have a basic knowledge of Kannada.


The age limit for applying for the Karnataka PSI Exam 2021, candidate should be from 21 to 30 years.

However, there is age relaxation for the reserved candidates.

Physical Fitness

Male168 cm86 cm (5 cm expansion) 
Female157 cm Not applicable45 kg
Ex-service candidates168 cm86 cm (5 cm expansion) 

Karnataka PSI Selection Process

The selection process of the Karnataka PSI Exam has a total of 4 rounds. These four rounds are-

1. Endurance Test

2. Physical Standard Test

3. Written Test

Endurance Test

For Endurance TestRace/ RunningLong Jump (3 Chances)Shot Put (3 Chances)High Jump (3 Chances)
Male1600 meters in 7 minutes3.80 meters 5.60 meters (7.26 kg)1.20 meters
In service and female400 meters in 2 minutes and 10 second2.50 meters3.75 meters (4 kg)0.90 meters

Physical Standard Test

Male168 cm86 cm (5 cm expansion)
Female157 cm Not applicable45 kg
Ex-service candidates168 cm86 cm (5 cm expansion)

Written Test

The written test will consist of 2 papers. Paper 1 will be of Descriptive Type and Paper 2 will be of Objective Type. The time allotted for both the papers is 1 hour and 30 minutes. The candidates must pass both papers in order to move forward in the selection process.

Paper 1 Pattern

1. Essay Writing (600 words)-20 marks

2. Precise Writing-10 marks

3. Translation from English to Kannada and Vice Versa-20 marks

Thus, the paper will be of 50 marks and there is no negative marking.

Paper 2 

Mental Ability and Current Affairs-150 marks. 

There will be a negative marking of 1/4 marks for every incorrect answer

Karnataka PSI Syllabus 

The syllabus for the mental ability and current affairs includes the following topics:

Mental Ability

1. Problems with trains

2. Percentages

3. Ratio and Proportion

4. H.C.F and L.C.M

5. Pipes and Cisterns

6. Problems on Ages

7. Data Interpretation

8. Mixtures and allegations

9. Boats and Streams

10. Simple and Compound Interests

11. Time and work

12. Discounts

13. Averages

14. Number system

15. Profit and Loss

16. Time and work

17. Clocks and Calendars

Current Affairs

1. General Policy

2. Countries and Capitals

3. National and International organizations 

4. Science and technology 

5. Science- Inventions and Discoveries

6. Important Days

7. Indian History

8. Books and Authors

9. Awards and Honors

10. Capitals of India

11. Indian Economy

12. Budget and Five-year plans

13. GK- National and International

14. Indian National Movement 

How To Download Karnataka PSI Exam Admit Card?

1. You can obtain the KSP SI admission card from the site http://psicivil21.ksp-online.in.

2. To get started, go to ‘My Applications.’ The log-in screen will display; fill in the required credentials.

3. Fill in all of the information carefully, then click the submit button.

4. On the screen, the KSP SI admit card will show. It is recommended that you download it and print it for future reference.

How To Check The Karnataka PSI Cutoff?

1. To check the cut-off, go to the website.

2. Carefully enter your login credentials.

3. The list of candidates who have qualified for the next round will be released. At the bottom of the list will come the KSP SI cutoff marks.

4. Candidates can also go to the KSP’s official website for further information.

How To Download The Karnataka PSI Result?

1. To begin, go to the Karnataka State Police Recruitment Board’s official website and search for KSP PSI Civil Result 2021.

2. After that, click on the provided link and input your Date of Birth and Roll Number. Select the Submit button.

3. Your PSI Civil Exam result for Karnataka is now shown on your computer screen.

4. Make a hard copy of it by pressing the save button.

We hope this article on Karnataka PSI Exam Application Form has been informative. Candidates can reach out to us here at Oliveboard in case of any doubts. 


When is the Karnataka PSI Exam Date?

The exam date for Karnataka PSI exam is 14th November 2021

What is the age limit for Karnataka PSI? +

Minimum 21 years to Maximum 30 years.

What is the application fee for Karnataka PSI? +

For GM & OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B): Rs. 500/- and For SC, ST, CAT-01: Rs. 250/-

What is the number of vacancies for Karnataka PSI 2021? +

402 vacancies are announced for Karnataka PSI.

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